I was not able to get a good, clear photo of the lahar deposits around the river at this stop, but this is the best of them. In the little slice of whitewater right near the center of the shot, you can see some of the rounded boulders that characterize much of the upper stretch of this river. And though it's over exposed, you can see more of the poorly sorted and essentially un-bedded deposits on the far bank. Near the top, it looks as if we're seeing a talus pile from a still higher (though
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Well, okay, yes, this photo is very similar to the previous one in the series, and maybe doesn't add much in the way of information. On the other hand, look at that talus pile of loose boulders behind the barrier; it has taken a lot of beating. And the fact that one of those boulders was able to knock that large chip right off the reinforced concrete is really pretty impressive. At least it was to me.Photo unmodified. October 10, 2012. FlashEarth Location (possibly maybe).